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1 A RICHMOWB i VOL. XCIL, No. 298 AND SFS-TEIEGRAM Palladium, Est lSSiT Consolidated VVUU Sun-Telegram, 1907. RICHMOND, IND., THURSDAY, EVENING, DEC. 14, 1922. SINGLE COPY, 3 CENTS FARM CREDIT WAITS UPON AGREEMENT Definite Plan Sought -No Opposition Progress Reported in Care of Health of Children of U. S. By MARK SITMVAS "WASHINGTON, Dec 14. The farm credit legislation will be passed just as soon as those wto want it can agree among themselves about just what form they want it in. Wide var iations of opinion among farm bloc senators and representatives and far mers themselves as to just what they want the government to do is the only impediment to prompt passage or th.s legislation by an overwhelming mi jority. There Is practically nobody in Wash ington who refuses to concede tn need and no one who is disposed to block the way. But in the reconcilin of the various proposals and welding them into one definite bill there is need for a world of patience and work, which can only be, contributed by the farm bloc senators and congressmen and the farmers themselves. The chief differences are in the de gree to which the government shall be asked to contribute money. At one extreme there is a proposal, fathered by a few of the farm bloc senators, lhat the government shall go into the business of buying and selling farm commodities on a national scale. Other Extreme At the other extreme is a proposal from the American livestock associa tion, composed of the livestock inter ests of tighteen western states, which proclaims that they do not want one cent of federal money, all they ask is authorization by the government which would permit t?em to provide their own money co-ODeratively, es tablish relations between them and the country's regular banking system, provide for the grading of the cattl-e which would be the security for thei borrowings by government authority, and otherwise facilitate their function The proposal from the national live stock association is of greatest sim plicity. "It is objected, however, and objected legitimately that this asso ciation includes only cattle men, and among them are only those larger growers who are. really. Jess in need of help than the small farmer. It i the small farmer and the average farmer who is to be made the bene ficiary of whatever legislation, is passed. -. ' - . . Earuch Plan Approved Among the various proposals for the form which the legislation should take, one which has dependable and authoriative backing comes from TV M. Baruch. Several months ago Mr Baruch was asked by the Kansas state board of agriculture and th American farm bureau federation to nut his mind on the problems in volved in the financing and merchan dising aspects of farming. Mr. Baruch spent much time in con ference with the officials of the Amer ican farm bureau federation and with other sources of information and judg. ment in this field. The results of his investigation and thought were em bodied by Mr. Baruch in a report which he made before the annual con vention of the American farm bureau federation at Chicago this week Mr. Baruch's recommendations are that a new financial system should be tot nn to increase the volume of credit for three classes cf farm needs: credit based on the harvested crop as security lor the purpose of the more orderlv marketing of these crops, sun ilnr credit for the purpose of raisin nri Tnin-ketinsr cr.ttl- and credit for thp nurcbaso of machinery and ferti lizer to make r-.v crops, this latter differing from the first in tne laei that by the nature of the case there is no collateral. To meet these needs Mr. Baruch's proposed legislation would provide warehouses in which the farmer can deposit his crop. The crop would be graded officially, either by the government or by somi other neutral authority which woukt register the grade and amount anl issue a certificate for it. This certiP cate would be made :be basis of which the farmer could borrow and would be enabled to hold back his crop from the market until such time as n should feel disposed to sell. In a sim ilar wav, Mr. Baruch would set up a mechaniMii for credit to cattle raisers on the security of their cattle proper v inspected, and with restrictions ap plicable in the circumstances. Mutually Indorsed Notes When it comes to credit for the planting of crops, Mr Baruch recom mends the organization of local asso ciation of farmers who shall mutually indorse each other's notes. All three of these varieties of farmers' notes Mr. Baruch would make discountable io the federal reserve system, so long as the maturity of th.3 notes is within nine months. The local associations he would have controlled by a central organization under federal authority, and would allow each regional institu tion to issue and sell its obligations in the open market to the extent of ten times its capital. Mr. Baruch's plan asks for financial aid from the federal government to the extent, and only to the extent, that the initial capital of the new system should be provided by the treasury. ' To Pay Back Sum The amount needed he estimates at from fifty to a hundred million dollar This initial capital provided by tha treasury would be paid back to the treasury in due course out 01 the nor mal profits of the new institution. This plan of Mr. Baruch's, of which only the barest outlines are givea here, is the fruit of so painstaking a survey of the situation that it is prob able that whatever legislation is pass ed -will not differ greatly, from it. In fact, most of the bills introduced hav been similar to Mr. Earuch's plan. But while most of the proposed bills are within this field of carefully tested practicability, there are other meas (Please Turn, to Page Thirteen) WASHINGTON, Dec. 14. Progress in public provision for the care of children since establishment in 1912 of the children's bureau of the depart ment of labor was summarized in the annual report of Miss Grace Abbott, chief of the bureau, which was made public today. The bureau's- current appropriation, she said, will enable it to meet only a small percentage of the opoprtunities offered for substan tial contribution to the welfare of children. The report recited that in the 10 years the number of states having special agencies to deal with child health had increased from one to 46, and the . number providing mothers' pensions from two to 40. More than half the states, it said, have estab lished commissions to make compre hensive inquiries to bring their child welfare legislation and administration up to the standard and a similar num ber have established bureaus or di visions to deal with dependent and delinquent children. Adequate birth registration has been extended during the decade to include 66 per cent of the population and 42 states are cooperating with the federal government" in efforts to reduce loss of life among mothers and! babies. Physicians are giving more consid eration to social and economic aspects of child health. Miss Abbott added and soical workers have recognized the importance of physical diagnosis before determining -social treatment. Citing that the funds appropriated under the maternity and infancy act o be apportioned to the states for the year which ended June 20, did not become available until, the report said, payments" had been made to 41 of the 42 states w-hich have accepted the terms of the legislation. 14 ARE KILLED RY STEAM IN TRAIN WRECK WILSON IS ARRESTED IN TRENTON; FRAUD CHARGE OF $25,000 (Snecial to The Palladium) TRENTON, N. J., Dec. 14. James B. Wyckoff, also tnown as James B. Wil son, formerly a resident cf New Egypt, N. J., has been arrested here on charge of defrauding Richmond finan cial concerns of $20,000. In company with Sheriff Carl Wadman of Wayne county, he is now on his way to the western state to stand trial. Having learned - that, the ' man he wanted was living in this city, Sheriff Wadman came here yesterday and sought the assistance of Chief of Coun ty Detectives Kirkman. Following an all-day search, Wycoff was located at his home on Nottingham Way last night He offered no resistance to arrest and- waived the formality of extradi tion papers, according to Sheriff Wad man. Wyckoff was a member of an automobile selling agency formed in Richmond about two years ago. The fraud charge is said to be based on misrepresentation to the bank offi cials to obtain funds. After securing the money Wyckoff is claimed to have disappeared. Since coming to Trenton, Wyckoff has been employed by a number of auto agencies. He is married and is the father of a little girl. 99 Have You Contributed to the Less Fortunate? Caused by "Drifting Switch Engine (By Associated Press) HOUSTON. Tex.. Dec. 14. A re- check this morning by railroad invest! gators placed the toll of last night's Southern Pacific wreck at Humble, 17 miles from here, at 14, of whom four were white men. ' Three dead white men have been identifid as W. A. Bab- er, of Lufkin, Tex., William Campsey, conductor of Houston, and M. C. Clark, news dealer of Houston. Of the injured 17 were still receiv ing medical attention ai nospiuws here. The majority are negroes. All were victims of scalding by escaping steam. Investigations were under way by the railroad company and local officials to determine the responsibil ity for the accident. I Engine "Drifts" 1 The wreck occurred wrhen passenger train No. 2S, bound for Shreveport, struck a switch engine that had drifted" COO feet down a cross track and out onto the main line. Com paratively little property damage was done, but the escaping steam filtered into tlia front coach of the passenger train and took a terrible toll. According to members of the crew of the switch engine a watchman named Smith had been left in charge while they went to a nearby restaur ant. The first they knew or tne en gine's "drifting" came with the im pact of the two locomotives they said. The watchman was unnerved by tne accident and was unable to explain how his charge happened to "drift from where it had been "spotted." The nasseneer train known as tne Nacogdoches-Lufkin "Rabbit" ran be tween Houston and Shreveport. Breaks Windows. None of the passengers in the sleep ing cars was injured. All of the dead and injured were riding in the first and second coaches. To the bravery and presence of mind of a railroad man who refused to give his name many passengers probably owed their lives. He dashed into the forward smoker, then a seething cauldron and stumbled the entire length of the car, breaking windows as he progressed. - As a re sult the steam injured out and relieved the stifled victims. . ' . - , - - - ,.., Vi ekAt 7 iff - -SJs r. Ohio Grangers Work on Bills to Present' to Next Legislature (By United Press) COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 14. When Ohio State Grangers wind up their fiftieth annual convention here late to day they expect to have completed a detailed program of taxation and other legislation which they will present to the state legislature at it's session in January. From a mass of nearly 100 resolu tions introduced during the three-day meet a number are being sifted out for action by the delegates late this after noon. irena or numerous resolutions up tor consideration indicates that the grange will go on record strongly urg ing the legislature to "bridle" both tax ation and public debt and to workout a just distribution of the cost of high way Duiiding and maintenance. Election of state officers for two- year terms also will feature the clos ing session. C. A. Caton, Fresno, is slated for re election as state master, as no op position has developed during the con vention. Most Of the other officers also are slated for another term. Toledo is making a strong big for the next convention and Columbus is seeking to have the grangers return here for the 1923 meeting. State officers conferred the sixth de gree upon a class of several hundred candidates in Memorial hall Wednes day night. TURKEY WILL JOIN LEAGUE OFMTIONS When Peace is Signed at Lausanne From a pastel by Haskell Coffin, posed for by his wife, Miss Frances Starr, and by his son, the painting representing their contribution to the 100 neediest cases in New York City. The picture is reproduced in the Palladum through the courtesy of The New York Times. The local Christ mas Clearing House committee is asking for Contributions to take care of the neediest cases in Richmond and the surrounding territory. Money may be left with the Social Service Bureau or with either newspaper THORP, Wis., Dec. 14. One train man-was killed and two others were seriously injured and about 15 pas sengers more or less seriously hurt early today when Minneapolis, St. Paul and Ste. St. Marie, passenger train No. 3, Chicago to Minneapolis collided headon with a freight train near here. FARM AND INDUSTRIAL PROBLEMS DISCUSSED BY STATE GOVERNORS James Wilson, former member of the firm of Manlove and Wilson, dealers in automobiles here and at Cambridg City, left Richmond on April '4.h 1921, with his family, ostensibly for short trip. On the following Wednes day, it was announced that he might have absconded with some of the firm's money. Subsequently Frank Strayer was appointed receiver for the firm. Omar Manlove, senior member of the firm, was absolutely ignorant of Wilson's embezzlemetits, and did not know that his partner had involved the concern. Mr. Manlove is now a prohibition en forcement officer for the Indiana de partment. Creditors' claims amounting to $42,220.35 were discovered, and of this amount, it is believe-! that Wilson got away with between $20,000 and $25,000. His method of operation was to forge the name of a person to a note and present it to a loan company or a financial institution, stating that the note was on an automobile, which thj person had purchased Wilson's habits were good. It is believed that he had the money hid den somewhere when he departed. Charged With Fraud ' Wilson was charged with Issuing fraudulent checks. The specific charge in the affidavit against Wilson was that he cashed a chrk at the Second National bank of Richmond for $500, made payable at the First National bank of Cambridge City. The check was dated April 16. Wilson absconded before the check was returned from the Cambridge City bank. It is known that Sheriff Wadman took with him requisition papers which he obtained at Indianapolis last Mon day from Governor McCray, addressel to the governor of New Jersey. Wilson's true name is James B. Wycoff. He was using the latter name in a small town near Trenton, Atlantic City, and a number of other New Jersey cities where he has been seen. Claud Kitterman and Dudley Elmer have been working persistently to bring about his arrest. The county had no money to spend for the pursuit of Wycoff. After it had been learned that he was in a small town near Trenton, where his original home is, Mr. Kitterman made a special trip to New Jersey, to investigate clues. The cost of the investigation was not borne by the county. Both Mr. Elmer and Kitterman were glad that he had been arrested, as they believe his prosecution will have a salutary effect ,on persons trying to defraud and commit embezzlement. (By Associated Press) WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, W. Va., Dec. 14. Fartn legislation ami industrial problems occupied the at tention of the fourteenth annual con ferenco of governors today at th? opening session. The chief executives of nearly a score of states were in their chairs when Governor Sproul of Pennsylvania, called the meeting to order and Governor Morgan welcomed the delegates to West Virginia. Governor Hardee; of Florida, ac knowledged the welcome and address es were delivered by Governors Mo Kalbie of Nebraska, and Harkness, of Vermont, To Discuss Klan Activities of the Ku Klux Klan form ed one of the questions for discussion on the official program, while Gover nor Parker of Louisiana, had announc. ed that he intended to inject into the conference the question of prohibition enforcement despite its absence from the list of subjects. Following on the program the ad dress of welcome by Governor Morgan of West Virginia and the response by Governor Hardee of Florida, were ad dresses by Governor McKelvie of Ne braska on "Legislation and the Far mer , by Governor Martness or Ver mont on "The Industrial Code and Hu man Economics," and a discussion by Governor Prsus of Minnesota, from the viewpoint of the west, of the proposed St. Lawrence waterway. Governors Campbell of Arizona and Ritchie of Maryland, also were on today's pro gram for 6peeches on national and state subjects. Questions of taxation and highway construction were othr schedules to come up during the threo day conference. Christmas Clearing Fund Contributions Swelled to $556.61 One hundred seven dollars and sixty one cents have been added to the Christmas clearing fund of the Social Service Bureau since the summary of contributions made Wednesday. The following letter was sent w;th the sub scription made by the Pennsy girls' basketball team: , December 1?, 1922. Mr Albert Morel, - . . -.-' , care becond National lian, Richmond, Indiana, Dear Sir: We enclose therewith check, amount $22.61. proceeds re ceived from last week's issne of the "Athletic Booster Special,", edited by the Pennsylvania Girls' Basketball team, which is our donation to the Christmas Clearing Fund. Yours truly, PENNSY GIRLS' BASKET BALL TEAM. Eight new contributors have partici tated in the open-hearted giving pro gram and indications at present point to a most successful realization of the plan of the committee to aid in giving the needy of the city a merry Christmas. An additional list of subscribers and amounts is as follows: Total Wednesday $449.00 C. M. Benson 5.00 Cash 5.00 Italian Colony Wayne county No. 933 10.00 Brotherhood. .Railroad . Clerks,, Glen Miller lodge No. 671 5.00 Pennsy Girls' Basketball team 22:01 Woman's club 50.00 Anonymous 5.00 Howard Dill 5.00 $882,576.63 IN TAX REGEIPTS DIVIDED AMONG TOWNSHIPS PENNSYLVANIA TOWN THREATENED BY FIRE (By United Press) ALTOONA, Pa-, Dec. 14. With one entire business block in ruins and flames demolishing another, the little town of Juniata was threatened with destruction today. The borough reservoir is dry and there is practically no water with which to fight a conflagration. The fire started in a barber shop at 4:30 a. m. and spread unchecked while fire fighting forces sought des perately for some means to get water to the scene. . ine i-ennsyivania railroad gave thousands of gallons from its reservoir but the flames continued to gain headway. An acute water shortage has existed for some time, Juniata shops of the Pennsylvania roaJroad being closed on this account. Total $556.61' Subscriptions are being received daily by Albert Morel, treasurer of the fund, at the second National bank. Mrs. Paul Comstock, chairman of the committee, and at both newspaper of fices. Weather Forecast .,37 ,.11 For Richmond and Vicinity By W. E. MOORE Partly cloudy and continued unset tied tonight and Friday, rain chang ing to snow, colder Friday and Sat urday. The storm over the far south west which no wcovers the Mississippi val ley states, will continue its course from the St. Lawrence valley, accom panied by rains changing to snow, Cold and blustery Friday or Friday night. . Temperatures Yesterday At Pumping Station. Maximum Minimum Today Noon 31 Weather conditions: The weather is unsettled through out the Ohio valley due to the Pacif ic coast storms which crossed the Rocky Mountains yesterday morning. It now covers the great central val ley, which caused snow, sleet and rain throughout Wayne and adjacent counties during the last 12 hours. It continues very cold in the northwest. At several places the temperature had not been above zero at any time dur ing the day. The highest tempera ture was reported 12 below zero and the lowest 34 below at Havre, Montana. Division of $882,5"6.63 in tax re ceipts for the second half of the cur rent year and disbursements In ac cordance -with this division was effect ed by County Auditoi Howard Brooks Thursday. The distribution was made to the various townships of the county, separate corporations and to school corporations and included all of the tax money which has been col lected on the December installment with the exception of amounts ad vanced to some of the recipients or the checks - before the payment was due , The township distribution before the advances were deducted is as follows Abington township. $3,996.23; Boston township. $11,041.06; Center township. $30,320.93; Clay - township. $7,409.50 Dalton township, $3,878.25; Franklin township, $11,429.88; Greene township. $10,334.34; Harrison township. $3,134. 94; Jackson township. $385.46; Jeffer son township, $535.47; New Garden township, $10,860.09; Perry township. $7,391.96; Washington township. $11,- 608.35; Wayne township, $39,970.97; Webster township, $5,400.81. Corporation Amounts Amounts were disbursed to corpora tions as follows: Boston corporation. $958.29; Cambridge City. $15,681.40; Centerville, $2,145.58; Dublin, $2; 103.25; East Germantown, $662.11; Fountain City, $739.77; Green's Fork, $729.96; Hagerstown, $4,565.47; Milton, $877.01: Mt. Auburn. $377.63; Rich mond city, $162,530. 49; Spring Grove, $524.86; Whitewater, $137.73. Without deducting the amounts of the advances made, the distribution to school corporations in Wayne county is as follows: Cambridge City consol idated schools, , $20,703.64; Dublin schools, $3,442.55; Hagerstown consol idated schools, $14,928; Richmond city schools, $195,098.30. The advances made prior o the set tlement are as follows: Townships Franklin; $1,500; New Garden, $1,000; Washington, $2,500; Wayne, $8,000. Corporations Hagerstown $1,500; Richmond, $73,500. School corpora tions Hagersto w n consolidated schools, $1,000; Richmond city schools. $60,000; Cambridge City consolidated schools, $4,500. CAMP GRANT LOOTED; SI, 500,000 SUPPLIES TAKEN BY ROBBERS fBy United Press) ROCKFORD, 111., Dec. 14 Whole sale arrests today marked the investi gation of the looting of Camp Grant, near Chicago, of more than $1,500,000 in supplies. In a series of raids, federal offices took nearly a score of men here. Warrants charging theft of govern ment property or receiving stolen goods will be served on them. Two of the men for whom warrants were issued are wealthy junk dealers of Rockford," Assistant United Btates District Attorney Philip S. Ward said. Questioning of the prisoners Is ex pected to lead to the recovery of thousands of dollars worth of stolen goods. "The camp was looted of everythin but the real estate," Ward said. "An organized band stripped the barracks of all the equipment, in cluding plumbing. I believe the thefts were committed in broad daylight, Soldier guards were bribed with liquor and money." The thefts occurred between Sep tember, 1921, and January. 1922. STRIKE INJUNCTION ISSUE FOUGHT AGAIN INDAUGHERTYCASE CITY CHRISTMAS TREE TO BE PLACED DEC. 18 ON NORTH 9TH STREET For Indiana by the United States Weather Bureau: Snow in the north ern, snow or rain in the southern portions tonight. Colder Friday after noon or night. Strong shifting winds. Paid Circulation Yesterday, was 12,226 Richmond's Community Christmas tree will be placed at the corner of Ninth, and' North A streets Monday by Fire Chief Ed Miller and other mem bers 'of th'e"ffr3 department. The tree novr .under .consideration for the pur pose, is not altogether as good as it should be, according to Chief Miller, i - Ma yor L A. Handle? Thursday an- j nounced that if any citizen had a tree which would be appropriate for the purpose; and who "wishes to donate it to the city, workers would cut it down and bring it to the location. "Trees in past years used for the community tree, have not been as beautiful as they might have been,", said Mayor Hand ley. "We desire to get as beautiful a tree erected 'as it is ' possible to get. At present, we have a tree under con sidration which is not so good looking. The contribution of a large tree from any citizen would be greatly appreci ated." It was also suggested by the mayor that if any persons desired to contri bute decorations to the -tree, . they would be gladly accepted. He stated that the city had no fund for purchas ing decorations for. the tree. Fire Chief Miller is anxious to have the tree look as good as possible this year, and will appreciate co-operation of any citizens who care to donate decorations to make it more beautiful than it has been in past years. By LAURENCE M. BENEDICT WASHINGTON, Dec. 14. The h cago rail strike injunction issue may be fought out all over again today in the Daugherty impeachment proceed ings before the house judiciary com mittee. Unless further testimony is desired on the Burns appointment matter the committee today will start taking testi mony on the charge of Representative Oscar Keller that' Attorney General Daugherty violated his oath and over stepped his authority when he went before Federal Judge Wilkerson at Chi cago last summer and obtained the drastic writ against railroad strikers. If the injunction matter is taken up Donald R. Richberg of Chicago, the at torney who fought the injunction on behalf of labor will testify. He faces a chilly reception at the hands of Re publican committeemen, practically all of whom have committed them selves informally to the opinion that Daugherty's action in the injunction proceedings could rot possibly consti tute an impeachable offense. They are also, anxious to push on to other of the 14 Keller specifications. Steven sonnd Oscar Horne, labor union law yers of Cleveland have also been sub poenaed to- appear today. Woman is Advisor Mrs. Mabel W. Willebrant today took a place as an advisor in the ranks of the attorneys representing the attorney general. She is a special assistant attorney general. The committee was expected to de cide today that A. P. McAuley of Tor onto, shall be called, if he can be lo cated, and be given a chance to defend himself aganist statements made late yesterday by William J. Burns, chief of the federal secret service. McAuley's efforts to prevent Burns' appointment in 1921 were attributed by Burns to the fact that the Burns detective agency arrested McAuley on a charge of passing spurious money in St, Louis and New York. (By Associated Press) LAUSANNE, Dec. 14. Turkey will joint the League of Nations as soon aa peace is signed at Lausanne, Ismet Paha announced at the near eat con ference today. As the league exer cises general supervision over minority population, Ismet's announcement was nterpreted as meanme that Turkev will accept the league unerviion over the Christian population of Turkey. In replying to Ismet Pasha. Marauia Curzon said he was happy to note that the Turkish delegation had changed ita tone, and had reached an understand ing of the vast importance of the mi nority's question. He thought Ismefa most mportant announcement was tha decision of Turkey to enter the Leasrua of Nations after thesienatureof neace. which Lord Curzon hoped might be an accomplished fact in about a month. He Deheved Turkey's decision would facilitate the solution of many of the proDiems before the conference. Pledqes Leaaue Sunnort The British spokesman emDhasized that the clauses in the European treaty mentioned by Ismet stipulated super vision or the minority population by the League of Nations and said he was happy to see that Turkey was accept ing control by the league. She could count upon the adequate support and guarantees which the league provided. He expressed the hope that confer ence of the sub-commission on minori ties would be permitted to study the question of establishing a homeland for the Armenians and urged exemp tion irom military service of the Chris tian people in Turkey. Lord Curzon assured the Turks that they need en tertain no fears of the League of Na tions infringing the rights of their country. Turkey could always speak out freely as a member of the league. Child Calms Parley. Ambassador Child's frank talk with Ismet Pasha yesterday on the subject of minorities residing in Turkey ma.e a good impression in Turkish circles and exercised a calming influence on the entire Lausanne conference, which nervously saw dangers of a break down of all negotiations because of the threatened rupture over the treat ment of the Greeks and Armenians by Turkey. The friendly intervention of the. American ambassador at the right mV ment has convinced the Turks of the immense strength of a world opinion -particularly that of the United States on the need for a settlement of the minority problem. Ambassador Child urged Ismet to reconsider his position as to the Armenians and, other dislodged populations, pointing out that American contributors to re-' lief work in the near east desired to know that their gifts-would help the refugees in Asia Minor to settle in permanent homes. Turkish spokesmen believe that the American representative at the con-: ference was a natural arbitrator of this vexing problem. They contend that Turkey desires to do the right thing, but adds that any measures de signed to satisfy world opinion must not violate Turkey's sovereign rights or force her to grant exceptional priv ileges to people within her borders whom she can not assimilate. SENTENCE PROPOSED BY CAUSING DISEASE (By United Press) CHICAGO. Dec. 14. One of the most sweeping health laws in the country was prepare! by the -Chicago health department today for submis sion to the next session, of the state legislature. " ' The proposed law will send to th? penitentiary ' any person who "know ingly or wilfully communicates a dis ease to another person. Health Commissioner Charles E. Bundeson declared the law would mark a new era in disease control. It is aimed primarily at so-callei "carriers" who communicate disease to others who refuso to obey quaran tine orders of the health department. Bundeson said it would also apply to restaurant proprietors who serve tainted food which causes ptomaine poisoning. INDIANA BARRISTERS FAVOR EWBANK FOR! oiinnnsc TDiDiiM ourncifiL imuumv. PAIXADIIM NEWS BlRE.tr WASHINGTON Dec. 14. Repre?fcr tative members of the Wayne courit. bar and of the bars of the severa other counties of the sixth Indiana di trict have indicated their interest i the candidacy of Judge I B. Ewban of the Indiana supreme court for ai pointment to the United States si preme court to succeed Justice Pitne; who was recently retired for disabi ities under a special act of congres So far, however, no bar association i the sixth district has submitted a fo mal indorsement of Ewbank. His cai didacy, however, carries the. indors ment of Elmer E. Stevenson, presidei of the Indiana state bar association.! Prominent Indiana Republican lea- ers and attorneys have been in Was! ington this week m the interest Judge Ewbank and they have had a audience with President Harding, wl received them with cordiality. Go ernor Aiccray, ot Indiana,, arrived c the scene yesterday and he, also, urgs the president to appoint Judge E" bank to the supreme bench. Never Represented. It is a peculiar fact that Indiar. one of the most important states the Union, has never had a represe tative on the United States suprer court although Indiana has produc many famous barristers. Judge Ewbank is considered one i I the best legal minds in India- ( the Indiana supreme bench, it 'W he has established a "splendid lecc for service. His frieLds insist that is qualified in every respect to ser as a justice of the. supreme tribunal the nation. The group of Indiana m who called upon the president in ' half of Judge Ewbank was headet Clyde A. Walb, vice chairman of ; Republican state central committt Former Treasury Employes Plead Guilty to Thel (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Dec. 14. Charles Cleavinger, former employee of treasury department and Urcel Wall ley of Charlottesville, Va plea( guilty in the District of Columbia preme court yesterday to charges: theft and concealment of $175,00' Liberty bonds. Their cases went , ferred by the court to a probation ; j iicer lor investigation.